This position is eligible for the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP), a student loan payment reimbursement program. You must meet specific individual eligibility requirements in accordance with VHA policy and submit your EDRP application within four months of appointment. Approval, award amount (up to $200,000) and eligibility period (one to five years) are determined by the VHA Education Loan Repayment Services program office after complete review of the EDRP application. Learn more. The closing date of this announcement is 9/30/2021, qualified applicants will be referred bi-weekly until a selection is made. The announcement will be closed when a selection has been made by the hiring official. VA offers a comprehensive total rewards package. VHA Physician Total Rewards. Education Debt Reduction Program (Student Loan Repayment): Internal Medicine, Family Medicine and Primary Care currently eligible to apply. Pay: Competitive salary, annual performance bonus, regular salary increases Paid Time Off: 49-54 days of annual paid time offer per year (26 days of annual leave, 13 days of sick leave, 10 paid Federal holidays per year and possible 5 day paid absence for CME) Retirement: Traditional federal pension (5 years vesting) and federal 401K with up to 5% in contributions by VA Insurance: Federal health/vision/dental/term life/long-term care (many federal insurance programs can be carried into retirement) Licensure: 1 full and unrestricted license from any US State or territory CME: Possible $1,000 per year reimbursement Malpractice: Free liability protection with tail coverage provided Contract: No Physician Employment Contract and no significant restriction on moonlighting Effective and efficient clinical operations, access, grid management, mortality and other pertinent SAIL performance metrics. Demonstrates sound interpersonal skills, decision making, teamwork and solid leadership. Performs clinical duties on a regular basis within delineated approved privileges. Collaborates with other service chiefs in the development and execution of the overall Medical Center strategic and business plan. Pans initiatives and develops programs in collaboration with other services to ensure coordination of service, reduction of redundancies, and enhancement of cost effectiveness. Promotes clinical and operational efficiencies to enhance programs and services, e.g. reduction in length of stay and reduction in appointment wait times. Performs other duties as required. Work Schedule: Monday -Friday (8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.)
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